blindness

 
No ordinary reading life
No ordinary reading life
It’s a Saturday afternoon at home in 2002. The loud aroma of boerewors and pap from the kitchen competes with the sound of impending doom in Bill...
[Slideshow]Egypt's blind football players
[Slideshow]Egypt's blind football players
Blind Football Egypt (BFE) is the country’s first professional football team for blind and visually impaired athletes.
‘Horrendous’ state of schools for the blind in the spotlight
‘Horrendous’ state of schools for the blind in the spotlight
The "paltry state of education" for blind and partially sighted children in South Africa is depriving them of quality education, despite policies...
Game-changing technology for blind people - at a price
Game-changing technology for blind people - at a price
"There are many things I want to be when I grow up," 12-year-old Jonas Ndlovu says in his soft voice. "When I was doing grade three, I wanted to be...
[Slideshow]New tech for the blind
[Slideshow]New tech for the blind
New technology allows blind people to browse the internet by converting text to braille.
Changing life for the blind at 13 years old
Changing life for the blind at 13 years old
It looks like a toy. It's built like a toy. But its Lego components camouflage a device that could revolutionise the lives of millions. 
'No child should go blind'
'No child should go blind'
Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest prevalence of childhood blindness in the world, according to a report.
Landmark treaty breaks down book barriers for the blind
Landmark treaty breaks down book barriers for the blind
After decades of campaigning, visually impaired people the world over will now be able to access text-based materials more easily, no matter where...
The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers
The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers
A "book famine" or a "book apartheid": that's how South Africa's blind and visually impaired people refer to the...
Braille books see the light
Braille books see the light
The book, not just as a source of knowledge or entertainment but also as an intrinsically pleasing object, is a familiar theme. The point often made...
Music lights up lives of the blind
Music lights up lives of the blind
Everyone, that is, except her strict Muslim parents, who warned her that if they caught her singing in public – forbidden for women –...

Client Media Releases

Humanities lecturer wins Young Linguist Award
MICROmega Holdings transforms into Sebata Holdings
Is your organisation ready for the cloud (r)evolution?
ContinuitySA wins IRMSA Award
Three NHBRC offices experience connectivity issues